4 edition of **Makers of mathematics** found in the catalog.

Makers of mathematics

S. H. Hollingdale

- 181 Want to read
- 4 Currently reading

Published
**1991**
by Penguin Books in London, England, New York, N.Y., USA
.

Written in English

- Mathematics -- History.,
- Mathematicians -- Biography.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Stuart Hollingdale. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | xv, 437 p. : |

Number of Pages | 437 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18335838M |

ISBN 10 | 0140149228 |

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“Math Makers fills a gap that has been left in the literature since the publication of E. Bell’s classic, Men of Mathematics, over eighty years ago. In addition to profiling the ancients and well-known founders of the field, Posamentier and Spreitzer also include more-contemporary mathematicians, six of whom are : Prometheus Books.

This book can inspire the present generation by looking into the lives of mathematicians of the yore. But this is only vol 2 (only 6 mathematicians of more than 25 in the original appear in this volume). There is also some missing in the TOC. I hope the contents are there for the missing ones too.

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